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SHP freshman Sara Choy among CCS elite
She’s not even 5-feet tall and weighs in at a lithe 90 pounds, but Sacred Heart Prep freshman Sara Choy has emerged as a massive force on the tennis court. When Choy walked onto the court at Menlo School last Tuesday for he No. 1 singles match with defending Central Coast Section champion Elizabe...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Menlo plays the best to find its best
The Menlo School boys’ water polo team in one of the best squads in Northern California — if not the state. The Knights are head and shoulders better than every team but Menlo-Atherton in the Peninsula Athletic League, so how do the Knights adequately prepare for the Central Coast Section playof...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Honor roll: The week's best performances by San Mateo County prep stars
Maddy Johnston, Sacred Heart Prep girls’ water polo. Johnston scored twice and assisted on a third during the Gators’ 8-5 West Catholic Athletic League win over defending Central Coast Section Division I champion St. Francis. She came back with two more goals in the Gators’ 8-4 loss to North C...
Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head. Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday’s workout. “I can’t bel...
By Ben Walker The Associated Press FULL STORY
Giants and Royals set for showdown Fall Classic
A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium: Starting Pitchers Giants: After riding their splendid rotation to championships in 2010 and 2012, the Giants return this time with a much differen...
By Mike Fitzpatrick The Associated Press FULL STORY
49ers’ Kilgore to undergo season-ending surgery
SANTA CLARA — San Francisco 49ers center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday on a fractured left ankle sustained in the third quarter of Sunday night’s loss at Denver. Coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday the injury is similar to what nose tackle Ian Williams suffered...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Steelers rally past Texans on MNF
PITTSBURGH — One dizzying sequence, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were in complete control against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans. Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a decisive surge late in the first half, helping th...
By Will Graves The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders' defensive woes
ALAMEDA — As if the Oakland Raiders’ defensive problems weren’t bad enough, another injury will force them to use a third-stringer at strong safety. Usama Young left Sunday’s 24-13 loss to Arizona with a significant injury to his left knee. He underwent an MRI on Monday and ESPN reported th...
With TD mark in bag, Manning can set more records
DENVER — Next up for Peyton Manning: the NFL passing yardage record. It’s one of the few glamorous passing records Manning doesn’t own, now that he has broken Brett Favre’s mark for touchdown throws. Manning needs about 5,000 more yards to surpass Favre in that category, and is on track to ...
By Eddie Pells The Associated Press FULL STORY
U.S. tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying
WASHINGTON — The U.S women’s soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible. But the games must take pl...
By Joseph White The Associated Press FULL STORY
Imbroglio over S.F. field
SAN FRANCISCO — Teenage soccer players in San Francisco won an off-field victory over the city’s technology workers after a videotaped confrontation gained national attention. Parks officials have agreed to stop allowing adults to reserve a soccer field in the Mission District neighborhood, a d...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Leagues file to stop N.J. betting
TRENTON, N.J. — The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey’s plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it’s due to start. They filed legal papers in federal court in Trenton on Monday, seeking an injunction that would stop the state from allo...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Champion drag racer Raymond Beadle dies at 70
WACO, Texas — Raymond Beadle, a three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion and a championship NASCAR team owner, has died. He was 70. The NHRA said Beadle died Monday at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Beadle won 28 NHRA national events and titles from 1979-81. He was a two-time winn...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
TUESDAY Girls’ tennis Mercy-Burlingame at Priory, Crystal Springs at Menlo School, Sacrd Heart Prep at Castilleja, Valley Christian vs. Notre Dame-Belmont at CSM, 3:30 p.m.; Capuchino vs. El Camino at South City, Terra Nova at Half Moon Bay, Oceana at Mills, South City at Westmoor, Sequoia at ...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY

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